The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)

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A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church.

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 Geraldine Granger (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
Gary Waldhorn ...
 David Horton (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Hugo Horton (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Jim Trott (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Owen Newitt (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Alice Tinker / ... (24 episodes, 1994-2007)
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 Frank Pickle (22 episodes, 1994-2013)
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The 100-something vicar of the small English village of Dibley has passed on. A new vicar has been requested for a replacement. What they get is Geraldine Granger, a non-traditional, chocolate loving, rock n' roll playing vicar. That is not what gets the citizens of Dibley in a uproar though. It's because she is a woman. Still, that doesn't stop Geraldine from proving her worthiness to the village. After time, the villagers (with the exception of influential David Horton) accept Geraldine as The Vicar of Dibley. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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10 November 1994 (UK)  »

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(Comic Relief Specials) | (Season 1-2) | (Season 3, 1996 Easter Special, 1997 Christmas Special, 2005 New Years Special) | (2004 Christmas Special) | (2006 Christmas Special, 2007 New Years Special - finale)

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Dawn French received hate mail from male vicars when they first aired the program; she said that some were hurtful, but she joked that they used some of the phrases as a source of dialog in the program. See more »

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Simon: Why don't we just say that that was the autumn that was and let's just see what winter brings.
Reverend Geraldine Granger: Yeah. Either that or "get out of my house you treacherous gigantic elongated bastard". Ah, but no. Probably the autumny-wintry metaphor is much nicer. Much nicer for you.
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Dawn French is supplied by French & Saunders. See more »

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Featured in Comic Relief: The Record Breaker (1999) See more »

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Psalm 23
(Vicar of Dibley theme)
by Howard Goodall
Performed by Christ Church Cathedral Choir
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A souvenir I brought home from the UK
13 April 2002 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

I watched an episode of this series first on a holiday in England, not knowing what it was. Dawn French was in it, reason enough for me. What I got was amazing: A series full of weird but so amiable characters which I had never seen anywhere before. I instantly adored every minute of it. Now it's the only series I own completely on video/DVD and even after the hundredth time watching it I still want to see it once more.

My urgent plea to any German broadcaster: Show this ! The comedy in Germany became much better over the recent years, but nobody can top this. So show it!!!

I rate this 12 out of 10!


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